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US Supreme Court expands digital privacy rights in Carpenter v. United States

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On June 22, 2018, the US Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in Carpenter v. United States,  holding that the federal government needs a warrant to access cellphone location records.

In the decision, the Court agreed that there should be a higher standard for accessing location records due to their intrusive nature.… Continue Reading

The Privacy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles

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This is the first of a two-part series discussing the privacy and security issues associated with the widespread use of automated vehicle technology.  This first post focuses on potential privacy issues, while the second post – coming soon – will address security issues.

Background

As the development and testing of self-driving car technology has progressed, the prospect of privately-owned autonomous vehicles operating on public roads is nearing. Several states have passed laws related to autonomous vehicles, including Nevada, California, Florida, Michigan, and Tennessee. Other states have ordered that government agencies support testing and operations of these vehicles. Industry experts predictContinue Reading

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